Wondering how to make *the* best meat-free burgers? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
On this episode of EATKINDLY With Me, Nicole Vranjican—known as Nikki Vegan on YouTube and Instagram—makes a 4-minute, 40-minute, and 4-hour vegan burger. Serve these meat-free burgers with a side of French fries for a meal to remember.
4-Minute Vegan Burger
Vranjican whips up a juicy, meatless burger using a store bought patty in less than four minutes. “If you have a good hamburger bun, the whole experience is going to be so much better,” she says. To spice things up, she takes a regular hamburger bun and turns it into an “everything but the bagel” bun. For this recipe, you’ll need a pastry brush. She also whips up a black pepper garlic mayo for the savory burger using vegan mayonnaise.
40-Minute Vegan Burger
“For the 40-minute burger, I’m going to be showing you one of my favorite meal prep-friendly, plant-based, vegan burgers,” Vranjican says. She makes the jalapeno and sweet corn veggie burgers with black beans, mushrooms, and pecans. She recommends using a veggie chopper to cut up the mushrooms. “I love that this is all made from plants,” she adds. “But it really doesn’t taste like a bunch of vegetables. It really has a lot of flavor.”
4-Hour Vegan Burger
For the 4-hour recipe, Vranjican makes a gourmet vegan burger. “This is not a veggie burger, this is vegan meat. We’re going to be making vegan meat from scratch, at home, from plants,” she explains. Vranjican says she got some expert tips from Mark of Sauce Stache. For this recipe, the blogger uses TVP—aka textured vegetable protein—to make the meat-free burger.
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